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Bladder outflow obstruction, urodynamic studies and BPH 

Bladder outflow obstruction, urodynamic studies and BPH
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Bladder outflow obstruction, urodynamic studies and BPH
Author(s):

Julia Heinzelbecker

and Maurice Stephan Michel

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199572779.003.0007
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date: 30 September 2020

The term bladder outflow/outlet obstruction (BOO) is an urodynamical diagnosis

Only 50% of patients with BOO have prostatic enlargement

Bladder outlet obstruction is always associated with changes in the bladder wall

The impact of urodynamic studies in the evaluation of men with prostatic enlargement remains controversial.

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